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HCOL 185: Art and Its Destruction (Fall 2017)

Recommended Catalogs

Library Catalogs can be used to search for books both in the UVM collection and beyond.

Subject Headings

Library Catalogs (such as the UVM Library Catalog or WorldCat) use predefined terms (called Subject Headings) to describe books and other materials. Often subject headings are made up of a string of conecpts but you can use the individual concepts as search terms.

Examples of Subject Headings that you might find useful for locating materials for this class include:





16th century

17th century


Usefule Phrases for Searching

These terms can be helpful to you as you search for books in Library Catalogs. They are standard phrases that are sued to decribe some of the topics that you are researching.

Archaeological thefts

Art thefts

Destruction and pilage

Cultural Property